Man found guilty in 2016 murder of Highland Lakes mother of two

Adam Burrus found guilty of murder

SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County district attorney says Adam Burrus has been found guilty in the murder of a Highland Lakes mother of two.

Burrus is the man accused of shooting and killing 37-year-old Connie Woolweaver in her home back in December 2016.

The defense team took the claim that they didn’t have the right guy and that there was not enough evidence to prove that he did this.

Burrus never took the stand.

The trial started May 6 and wrapped up Tuesday. The jury got the case and deliberated for a little over an hour and then came to their conclusion.

After he was found guilty of murder, the judge revoked bond for Burrus and he will be held in the Shelby County Jail until his sentencing hearing.

Burrus is scheduled to be sentenced June 24 at 1:30 p.m.

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